RIP, Molly Ivins

February 1st, 2007

Molly IvinsPublic figures come and go all the time. But losing Molly Ivins to breast cancer this week makes me especially sad. Women are still a big fat minority in the land of newspaper columns, syndicated or otherwise. Outspoken, uproarious, rabble-rousing, politically charged women who make fun of the president even more so. Here’s a lovely tribute that one of Molly’s editors wrote about her. ‘Bye, Molly. Thanks for your ability to inspire hope and laughter no matter how sucky things got.

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